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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN COLUMN CAPITAL

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE CORINTHIAN COLUMN CAPITAL
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Carved with three tiers of acanthus leaves, deeply cut helices at the sides, with four floral ornaments on the abacus above
    20 in. (51 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's New York, 14 December 1993, lot 128a.